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Permaculture Chat – May 2014

By Shirley James, PCC Secretary Another successful Gosford Show is over and now we can start to think about the next one.  Robyn did well with this year’s event.  It was great to see the Love Food Hate Waste team preparing delicious snacks and seeing people...

Hall gatherings

Hemp

Guest Speaker: Darius Dunn from Made in Hemp Darius Dunn is the Owner/Manager of the Hemp Store at Long Jetty The talk will focus on the history of hemp, why it is such a valuable sustainable product, the multiple uses of hemp and the  current status of growing...

Activities

Living on the Edge

Permaculture Principles Explained On behalf of the Activities Committee, I am very happy to invite you to join our very first facilitator-led discussion and brainstorming on Permaculture principle. This month will explore “Use Edges and Value the Marginal”. We've...

Activities

Permaculture principles explained

New free monthly events for members Permaculture is a large umbrella underneath which is nestled a plethora of activities and techniques.  Amongst them are eco-living, passive solar designs, organic gardening, sustainable farming, dynamic governance, etc. The list...

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Permaculture Chat – April 2014

By Shirley James, PCC Secretary Judging by the amount of animated questions and discussion at the last Information Night when Michael Neville spoke about waste management I guess Kerrie hit the jackpot with a speaker who was of interest to all.  At the next...

Hall gatherings

Environmental Concerns facing the Central Coast

Guest speaker: John Asquith from CEN John will speak at the April meeting on the role of CEN, and Environmental Concerns facing the Central Coast, including the implications of the “Fair Go” Campaign.  John Asquith is a retired Engineer and Executive who worked in...

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Permaculture Chat – Mar 2013

By Shirley James, PCC Secretary What an inspiring talk we had at the last meeting!  It was hard to believe what a difference we saw in the African fishing village after Permaculture methods had been introduced.  WeIl it gives a very clear picture of what is meant...

Activities

Call to volunteers – Gosford Show

By Robyn Crosland, PCC Shows Team leader We will have a stand at Gosford Regional Show 3rd and 4th May again this year! Our theme is on "small space gardens". We thought with lots of people having bigger houses and less land on their blocks as the houseblocks are...

Hall gatherings

Waste management and sustainability

Guest speaker: Michael Neville Michael has been involved in community education for over 25 years. He has worked with a diverse range of urban and rural communities. He was a teacher for 10 years in the government sector specialising in environmental education....

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Permaculture chat – Feb 2014

By Shirley James, PCC Secretary It seems a long time since we had the last meeting for the year in November. That was quite a fun meeting with lots of delicious food and everyone having a great old chat. Not much change in the executive but maybe someone will step...